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A new interview has appeared online featuring Pink Floyd : Live At Pompeii director Adrian Maben.
The interview has appeared on Italian news website Republican and has confirmed a expanded and re-released edition of the 1971 feature film…
You can read the original Italian interview by clicking here
To read the English translation by clicking here
Pink Floyd At Pompeii, book is an incredible journey undertaken by the authors with Adrian Maben, director of “Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii“.
The film, shot in 1971, has fascinated generations for over forty years and is still extraordinarily lively in the imagination of rock fans; more so because it came at a crucial time over the course of the two years when Pink Floyd, an underground band, became international rock stars – the years of Meddle and The Dark Side of the Moon.
The book digs deeply into the folds of that era and examines the vast ocean of facts and anecdotes, behind the scenes events, memorable stories and precious documents kept by the director. Mr. Maben often tells in first person, providing the narrative with authenticity and historical documentation. His active collaboration has made this book sort of a personal memorial; along with his personal memories, the director has made available the entire archive he kept for over forty years, with mostly unrealeased material.
The book consists of thirteen chapters divided into different subsections.
To further enhance the vast iconography, the book presents collectors’ rarities belonging to The Lunatics, the group of mega collectors among which are the authors themselves.
This is the third book of the group and follows the two successful books, “Pink Floyd. Storie e Segreti” (2012) and “Il Fiume Infinito. Tutte le Canzoni dei Pink Floyd” (2014), both published by Giunti Editore.
You can find purchase the book from the italian amazon store by clicking here
(Thanks go out to forum member cRaB for making us aware of the article)
Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, the official book (planned to be 304 fully illustrated pages) to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which opens at London’s Victoria & Albert museum on May 13th 2017.
This is the first book ever produced with full access to the Pink Floyd archive. Published to accompany the V&A’s major summer exhibition, Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, The book celebrates 50 years of one of the greatest bands of all time. Five separate essays tackle different aspects of their far-reaching legacy in music and the visual arts.
Authors including Jon Savage, Howard Goodall and Rob Young examining what makes the band truly special, from the mythology underpinning their output, through to their experimentation with technology to create new sounds. Their epic staging and performance impact will also be explored, along with the anti-authoritarianism that infuses their lyrics.
The book has been put together by Victoria Broackes and Anna Landreth Strong. Broackes is Senior Curator and Head of Exhibitions for the Department of Theatre and Performance at the V&A. She has produced a number of successful touring exhibitions, including You Say You Want a Revolution? and David Bowie Is. Landreth Strong is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Performance at the V&A.
The book is heavily illustrated throughout, emphasising the essential role that visual material played in supporting the music and creating the lasting Pink Floyd phenomenon.
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